Melbourne milliner Louise Macdonald has a reputation for quality and sophistication in headwear, always on the look out for different materials to create hats and fascinators, and developing innovative techniques. View her latest fashion range, with unique and beautiful millinery designs that will make you turn heads wherever you go.
Learn how to prepare, measure, twist, fold, set and transfer the manipulated plain or striped ribbon to a 3-dimensional beret form, resulting in a gorgeous contemporary trans-seasonal headpiece. No specialised equipment is required for this 2.5-hour live streaming course, making it suitable for all millinery students (January 2022). Join today
Learn all the essential millinery techniques (steaming, blocking, stitching and trimming) while creating hats of your design (February 2022). Enrol today
Learn how to create a structured hat without blocks and the support for lift, tilt and fit on the head (for intermediate and advanced millinery students). (February 2022). Join today
Ribbon Beret (January 2022)
Buntal Boater (February 2022)
Freeform Parisisal Sculpting (March 2022)
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Thursday Millinery Class (February 2022)
For almost 30 years, milliner Louise Macdonald (Melbourne, Australia) has created fashion hats that are considered the ultimate in beauty and style.
Louise's designs have stood out at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, Dubai World Cup, Royal Ascot and other events.
Louise Macdonald's reputation is not only for fashion headwear, but also for costume work. Hats and bonnets created by the Melbourne milliner can be seen in movies and on TV productions, including BBC's Pride and Prejudice and Merchant Ivory's Howards End.
In 2021 Louise was inducted into the Australian Millinery Association's Hall of Fame in recognition of her contribution to Australian millinery and her volunteer work for the Millinery Association of Australia for over 25 years.
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